R2 Flip Book

Even Artoo got in on the act at Maker Faire and made his very own flip book with the help from Eddie at lightmoves.net. Check out the video

Posted by Chris on May 7th, 2008 in General | No Comments

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R2 Maker Faire News Coverage

I’ve been inundated with emails from people who saw us at Maker Faire. Here’s some of the reaction from the internet and media out there.

And if you Google on “Maker Faire R2D2” then you should get a sea of blog posts and videos 🙂

Posted by Chris on May 7th, 2008 in Events | 1 Comment

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Maker Faire – Dance Program

Short video compilation of Artoo dancing with the children at Maker Faire.

Posted by Chris on May 6th, 2008 in Events | 1 Comment

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Maker Faire Photos

Here’s some highlights from Maker Faire, the complete album can be found here.

Friday’s Education Day



Wall-E who?

Jedi or Jawa? You decide.

Danger R2-D2!!

Artoo at the Star Wars Button Making workshop with Bonnie Burton

Big thanks to Vern from Nuts and Volts Magazine for providing copies of Servo and Nuts and volts Magazines where the Builders Club was recent features.

Posted by Chris on May 5th, 2008 in Events | No Comments

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Maker Faire Award

I’ve had a crazy couple of days at Maker Faire, and we still have one more day to go. I’ll be posting a full update and photos tomorrow, but just had to post this tonight.

We won a Maker Faire Editor’s Choice award for our creations and participation. This is a great honor and surprised considering the 100’s of cool Makers and their creations at the event.

Make Faire is a production of Make: Magazine, which the R2 Builders Club was featured in a few years ago, and is held every year in San Mateo, California, with in excess of 45,000 people in attendance.

Posted by Chris on May 4th, 2008 in General | 5 Comments

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